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 Mobile for Development Utilities Innovation Fund Launches New Call for Applications 

LONDON -Thursday, June 29th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA today announced additional speakers participating in the 2017 Mobile 360 – Africa conference, which will take place 11 – 13 July 2017 at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Additionally, the GSMA announced that its Mobile for Development Utilities programme has launched a new call for applications for its Innovation Fund. Further, Vodacom has also been confirmed as Host Sponsor for Mobile 360-Africa.

“Mobile 360 – Africa is now only two weeks away and we are looking forward to convening players from across the mobile ecosystem and adjacent industries to discuss the unprecedented opportunity that mobile provides to improve and enhance social and economic development in the region,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketi ... Read more »

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 All Other FedEx Services Operating Normally 

MEMPHIS, Tenn.-Thursday, June 29th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX) today announced that the worldwide operations of its TNT Express subsidiary have been significantly affected due to the infiltration of an information system virus. While TNT Express operations and communications systems have been disrupted, no data breach is known to have occurred. The operations of all other FedEx companies are unaffected and services are being provided under normal terms and conditions.

Remediation steps and contingency plans are being implemented as quickly as possible. TNT Express domestic country and regional network services are largely operational, but slowed. We are also experiencing delays in TNT Express inter-continental services at this time. We are offering a full range of FedEx Express services as alternatives.

Updates on service availability will be provided peri ... Read more »

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Cable industry’s live Ultra HD broadcast of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) bouts, produced by Bellator NYC, marks milestone for MVPDs in the US

LUXEMBOURG -Thursday, June 29th 2017 [ ME NewsWire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced the successful delivery of iN DEMAND and cable’s first 4K live Pay-Per-View (PPV) sports event broadcast, Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs Silva Mixed Martial Arts, over the SES Ultra HD distribution platform.

On June 24, bouts from the action-packed blockbuster event were transmitted live from New York’s Madison Square Garden to cable and IPTV subscribers in select markets on PPV, offering them a compelling 4K experience. The broadcast also marked a milestone in network trials for MVPDs (Multichannel Video Programming Distributors) nationwide.

“Live sports offer up some of the most immersive Ultra HD experiences on television today, and there’s no better way to deliver hi ... Read more »

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